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Dr. Michelle S. A. McGeough, PhD

Assistant Professor, Art History

Dr. Michelle  S. A. McGeough, PhD

Teaching activities

ARTH 376 Indigenous Art Survey

ARTH 396:  Mexican Muralism and its Legacies

ARTH 613: Seminar on Indigenous Feminism(s)

PhD Supervision -
2021- Dayna Danger Ph.D. Supervisor (in-progress)
2021- Adrian Deveau Ph.D. Supervisor (in-progress)

2019- Alison Ariss Ph.D.  Co-chair (in-progress)

M.A. Supervision
2021- Laia K. Nalian in progress Supervisor
2021- Emma Hassencahl-Perley in progress Supervisor 
2020- Kristen Prazen completed Supervisor
2018- Paula Booker M.A. Critical Curatorial Studies (first reader)

2018  Jay Pahre M.F.A. Studio UBC 

External Examiner

External Examiner
2020 Suzanne McCleod PhD University of New Mexico. " “MAA-MULTH-NII” PEOPLE WHO CAME FLOATING IN: Analogues between Nuu-chah-nulth and Tlingit with Spanish Colonial Expeditions in the Eighteenth Century."

2018 Bradley Clements M.A. University of Victoria. "Displaying truth and reconciliation: experiences of engagement between Alberni Indian Residential School survivors and museum professionals curating the Canadian History Hall."



2018 “A Review of Maker of Monsters: The Extraordinary Life of Beau Dick.” BC Studies: The British Columbia Quarterly, no.199 Fall 2018. University of British Columbia.

2012 “Through Their Eyes: Indigenous Curatorial Practices.”  Wicazo Sa Review.  University of Minnesota Press. Minneapolis. Vol. 27, No. 1, (Spring 2012), pp. 13-20.


2009 “Through Their Eyes: Indian Painting in Santa Fe from 1918-1945.” Wheelwright Museum of the American IndianExhibition Catalogue

Book Chapters

2008 Norval Morrisseau and the Erotic.” Me Sexy: an Exploration of Native Sex and Sexuality, by Drew Hayden Taylor and Drew Hayden Taylor, Douglas & McIntyre, 2008, pp. 59–86.

Essays in catalogues

2020 “From Prohibition to Revitalization; Indigenous Arts and Cultural Production in British Columbia during the1950s.”commission essay Vancouver Art Gallery - Sumbitted



Participation activities

Conference Presentations

2019 Native American Indigenous Studies Association, Minneapolis MN.
Erotic Affections: Norval Morrisseau’s Influence on the Artist Production of Contemporary Two Spirit LGBTQQ2 Artists.

2019 Native and Indigenous Studies Association, Hamilton, New Zealand
Activating Indigenous Knowledge: Contemporary Indigenous Artists Push Beyond Queering the Canon.

2011 Native American Indigenous Studies Association, UC Davis, Sacramento CA. "Paper: Questioning The Colonial Constructions of Sexuality Identity: An Examination of the Indigenous Alternative Genders in the Films of Thirza Cuthand and Carey Tully

Boards and Memberships

2017- Sara and Tegan Foundation Board member
2009- Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) member
2005- Native American Art Studies Association (NAASA)
          Board member 2009-2013
2005- Aboriginal Curatorial Collective
           Board member 2019 -


2016.  Corollary Acts. I.D.E.A. Center Colorado College, Colorado Springs
2015 They Gather Together In One Place. 
Indigenous Art Center Hull Quebec 
2014 Beyond Recognition Aboriginal Abstraction.  
Indigenous Art Center Hull Quebec
Rose B. Simpson, Matterings.   Museum of Contemporary Native American Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Through Their Eyes: Indian Painting in Santa Fe 1918-1945.  Wheelwright Museum of the Native American Indian


 2017 Banff Center for Creativity "Indigenous Art Journal May 29 -June 24.

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